outbrain
Close  

‘Mommy’ caught trying to sneak ‘shabu’ into Lucena jail

/ 09:02 AM January 23, 2020

shabu

LUCENA CITY – Police arrested a 49-year-old woman known for her alias “Mommy” trying to sneak suspected “shabu” (crystal meth) inside the city jail here Wednesday night.

ADVERTISEMENT

Lt. Colonel Romulo Albacea, Lucena police chief, identified the suspect as Irene Lat, a resident of Candelaria town in Quezon province.

Report said a police jailer, while conducting a routine inspection on the food from jail visitors, reportedly found a plastic sachet of shabu inserted in one “pan de coco” bread brought by the suspect to a detainee around 7:30 p.m.

FEATURED STORIES

The confiscated shabu weighs 1.66 grams and worth P9,213 in the street market at P5,550 per gram.

Police did not state in the report the identity of the detainee who was supposed to receive the illegal drugs and their relationship.

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Illegal drugs, Irene Lat, Lucena City, Mommy, shabu
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.